CDOT Hosts Civil Rights Compliance Training in Durango

February 12, 2019 - Southwestern Colorado - Contractors invited to learn about requirements when working on CDOT road construction projects

SOUTHWEST COLORADO ― The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Civil Rights Business Resource Center (CRBRC) will host a civil rights compliance training for contractors in Durango on Wednesday, February 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

The CRBRC workshop will provide contractors with the tools needed to successfully maintain compliance in areas such as nondiscrimination, small business, and labor regulations which are required on all CDOT's highway and bridge construction contracts.

This annual day-long training will cover civil rights requirements from the bidding process through finals specifications. Topics covered during the workshop include key elements like:

  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Emerging Small Business (ESB) utilization

  • On-the-job training

  • Certified payrolls

  • Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) 1273, required provisions of federal-aid construction contracts

  • Prompt payment reporting

  • B2GNow and LCPTracker software system responsibilities

  • Filing electronic 205s

REGISTRATION: Contractors should register at the following link:


When:  Wednesday, February 20, 2018, 8:30 a.m. ― 5:00 p.m.

Location:  CDOT Region 5 Maintenance Training Facility, 20581 Highway 160 West, Durango

Meal Update:  Please note, lunch will be on your own.

Civil rights compliance trainings are also being hosted in Aurora, Pueblo, Loveland, or Grand Junction. For additional information, dates and details about the other locations please click on the following link:


CDOT has approximately 3,000 employees located at its Denver headquarters and in regional offices throughout Colorado, and manages more than 23,000 lane miles of highway and 3,429 bridges. CDOT also manages grant partnerships with a range of other agencies, including metropolitan planning organizations, local governments, and airports, and administers Bustang, the state-owned and operated interregional express service. Colorado Governor Jared Polis has charged CDOT to further build on the state’s intermodal mobility options.